The Value of the True Workshop

Melissa Agnes

And then there’s the workshop. A workshop is even more fun because you get the audience involved. Whether it’s an hour-long workshop, a four-hour workshop or a two-day workshop, the point is to present, educate and engage with the audience.

Six Narratives That Make up My Leave-behind Pack for Storytelling Workshops

Ishmael's Corner

One of the best parts of my job involves conducting storytelling workshops. I’m constantly refining the package shared with participants in our workshops for business storytelling. Uncategorized business communications business storytelling storytelling workshop storytelling workshops

Why Strategy Workshops Trump Traditional PR Proposals

Stern + Associates

The post Why Strategy Workshops Trump Traditional PR Proposals appeared first on Stern Strategy Group. Brand Strategy Thought Leadership client partnership RFP alternative strategy workshops thought leadership consultationThe dreaded RFP. Template proposals. Wildly off-base recommendations. Cumbersome presentations. Let’s be honest. Finding and hiring the right PR, communications or marketing partner can be challenging, not to mention expensive.

Nonprofits: Please Join us for our Free Nonprofit PR Workshop!


We’re excited to announce that later this month we will be hosting our annual nonprofit public relations workshop! Topics covered during the interactive workshop include […]. The post Nonprofits: Please Join us for our Free Nonprofit PR Workshop! Uncategorized branding Free Event Fundraising marketing media media relations nonprofit nonprofit pr Portland pro bono public relations Workshop

Wrap Up Post from Issues Management Workshop at #CPRS2014

Melissa Agnes

Thanks to all of you who attended and participated in my workshop. Workshop: Effective Issues Management in this Digital Age. The post Wrap Up Post from Issues Management Workshop at #CPRS2014 appeared first on Agnes + Day.

The only workshop internal communicators need

PR Daily

Take part in a live webcast of this workshop on July 12. Register here for the live workshop. Internal communicators: Stop. Stop trying to show how important your work is. Set up practices that boost the bottom line so obviously that the big bosses can’t help but notice.

Melissa Agnes to Conduct Issues Management Workshop at CPRS National Summit

Melissa Agnes

Many still haven’t mastered the art of issues management as it pertains to social media, which is the focus of Melissa Agnes’s workshop at this year’s CPRS National Summit in Banff, Alberta. Workshop: Effective Issues Management in this Digital Age. Attendees will leave this workshop feeling confident that they can effectively use social media to detect, respond to and resolve online issues that threatens their organization’s (or clients’) reputation.

Here’s What Your High School English Teacher Meant by “Show, Don’t Tell” in Storytelling

Ishmael's Corner

One of my favorite go-to exercises for our storytelling workshop leans on the movie, “500 Days of Summer.” The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. Techniques For Effective Business Communications.

Time for Communicators to Deviate from the Status Quo

Ishmael's Corner

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The Best Obituary I Have Ever Read

Ishmael's Corner

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Anecdote Takes Center Stage in a National News Story

Ishmael's Corner

I’ll be making the trek to our Pacific Northwest office later this week to take the entire team through our storytelling workshop. Uncategorized anecdote storytelling techniques storytelling workshops

One Action That Will Make Anyone in the Communications Business Smarter

Ishmael's Corner

I’m constantly pulling content from the NYT for my storytelling workshops. Uncategorized smarter business communication storytelling techniques storytelling workshops visual storytelling

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3 reasons you can’t miss the Media Relations Pitch Clinic Workshop

PR Daily

You can get inside their heads at the Media Relations Pitch Clinic Workshop. Here are just three ways this workshop will transform your PR efforts: You’ll learn the storytelling and pitching skills you need to succeed in today’s environment.

Contrast as a Storytelling Technique in Business Communications

Ishmael's Corner

In conducting our storytelling workshops, the concept of contrast is one technique that always resonates with participants. Uncategorized business storytelling storytelling techniques storytelling workshops visual storytelling

Avoiding the Unkindly Cut in Business Writing

Ishmael's Corner

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Never Eat Ramen Alone, Speak Like a Human and the Future of Digital Advertising

Ishmael's Corner

This could be fresh fodder for our storytelling workshops, explaining to executives that corporate speak is actually bad for their health. Uncategorized business communications digital journalism Nissin ramen companion storytelling workshops

PR for Filmmakers Workshop, part of the AOF Film Festival

Mora Communications

Calling all Filmmakers: On August 26th I and my associate, Verena King (who will be focusing on social media), will be giving a PR for Filmmakers Workshop, a part of the AOF Film Festival. Read More › Uncategorized Filmmaker workshop PR pr for filmmakers PR workshops top pr firm los angeles

This Communication Plan Doesn’t Smell Like Christmas Cookies

Waxing UnLyrical

For centuries Santa’s Workshop has been a leader in the secular celebrations industry as a result of successfully meeting the needs of its stakeholders – children. A 40% increase in those who believed that the majority of their presents came from a store (as opposed to Santa’s Workshop).

Build your strengths and eliminate your weaknesses

PR Daily

Ragan Workshops allow you to work on your core strengths and improve those that are lacking. We’ve also just launched a workshop for your colleagues in other departments called Writing for Non-Writers. Check out the entire workshop schedule, including dates and locations.

Be the Clark Kent of your organization

PR Daily

Ragan’s Brand Journalism for Corporate Communicators workshops channel your inner hero. Led by Mark Ragan and Jim Ylisela, these workshops, held across the country, help communicators find their inner voice, dig up stories that need to be told and package them as must-see content.

4 unconventional infographics formats

PR Daily

If you need more than inspiration, our Advanced Data Communications and Infographics workshop will teach you to distill large amounts of information into attractive, shareable infographics. See when the Advanced Data Communications Infographics Workshop will be near you here.

How The UAE and Saudi Arabia Are Doing Great Things on Social Media

Melissa Agnes

Two weeks ago I was in Dubai presenting a 6 hour workshop on the use of social media and mobile technology for emergency management, to the GCC healthcare sector. Their initiatives, their eagerness to learn and their engagement with me throughout the workshop was a breath of fresh air.

Brand journalism is the new PR

PR Daily

See the full agenda for the Brand Journalism for Corporate Communicators Workshop here. Leave this workshop with the ability to: Write content that grabs every reader''s attention and holds it. Think you can still rely on traditional PR and marketing to get the job done?

4 qualities of expert communicators

PR Daily

Veteran communicators Mark Ragan and Jim Ylisela will be touring the country, working with small groups in a workshop setting to address common writing challenges, from finding good stories to getting readers’ attention to matching words with images. Advanced Writing and Editing Workshop.

It’s Measurement Month – Benchmark PR Success


Measurement Month is filled with free events, webinars, executive discussions, podcasts, workshops and much more, focusing on filling the gap between understanding the value of PR measurement and doing something about it.” By Seedepth.

8 sticky note walls to keep our team on track

Frederik Vincx

Because they’re hand-drawn and hand-written, they’re also a friendly aid during prioritization workshops with clients. These sketches are very handy in client workshops when we discuss the broad strokes of the solution.

We Asked Today’s PR Influencers: What is #CreativePR?


Martin Waxman conducts social media training sessions and workshops, is a social media, digital and communications strategist and co-founder of three PR agencies. This is post 1 of our 5-part #CreativePR blog series.

Make your organization a communications powerhouse

PR Daily

We’re producing several exciting workshops this May and June—and they need a place to call home! Email Danielle Barrera to learn more about hosting one of our prestigious workshops. To learn more about hosting workshops and conferences, see our hosting site.

“A car without gas”: using measurement to make the most of social PR

Media Bullseye

Shonali with SCoRE post-graduate students in Mumbai, India during a day-long Social PR workshop. Though I was jet-lagged like nobody’s business—remember, this was at the start of my trip—teaching that student workshop was an incredible way to begin my trip.

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The days of poor video communication are over

PR Daily

Ragan is offering two workshops that will help you produce outstanding videos. Join expert Justin Allen for one or both workshops on the following dates in these locations: Sept. Join us the next day for the Video Storytelling Workshop.

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The Power of Finding New Ways To Communicate The Same Important Message

Melissa Agnes

I abide by this logic myself in trainings and workshops, meetings, brainstorm sessions, speaking engagements – you name it. Two truths: Crisis prevention is the best form of crisis management. “Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.”

Make your organization a writing powerhouse

PR Daily

Our newest workshop, Advanced Writing & Editing for the Influential Communicator, is looking for a corporate meeting space for its next venue. An adaptation of one of our most popular workshops, the Advanced Writing and Editing for the Influential Communicator workshop combines instruction in advanced storytelling and writing techniques with winning brand journalism practices. What you get: A writing workshop at your doorstep.

Why marketers should embrace video in 2017

PR Daily

WORKSHOP: Use Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram to get hugeresults.]. If you spend any time on social media platforms, it’s hard not to notice video’s rapid rise as a marketing tool.

How to modernize your PR team workflow – The Essential Guide

Frederik Vincx

It is full of practical advice to get your team on board during workshops, internal presentations, and pilot projects. Assemble a workshop from a diverse group. Make sure to represent this diversity in your workshop. Give introverts a voice in your workshop.

Seven Frequently Asked Questions on Social PR Strategy

Waxing UnLyrical

When I teach workshops, there are certain stumbling blocks to smart social PR strategy that come up frequently. Here are the seven most frequently asked questions in my social PR strategy workshops, and how I typically answer them.

Microsite Makes a Case for “Storytelling Techniques” in Business Communications

Ishmael's Corner

Since conducting our first storytelling workshop in 2011, the honing of the material has been a never-ending process. The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. Techniques For Effective Business Communications. To this point, we’ve considered the methodology as our intellectual property.

The Best PR & Content Marketing Conferences to Attend in 2018


This year’s opportunities include the Senior Marketing and Communications Conference, The Annual Conference on Marketing and Branding and the Multimedia Workshop. The TOP PR and Content Marketing Conferences 2018.

Free Issues Management Response Flow Chart (For Your Use)

Melissa Agnes

Workshop: Effective Issues Management in this Digital Age. Effective issues management is a hot topic these days, which makes sense considering that every week presents us with another organization in need of putting their issues management to practice.

10 ways PR pros can build relationships with reporters

PR Daily

WORKSHOP: Become your own media outlet and apply journalistic practices within your organization. If you work in public relations or journalism, you understand that your profession is one of relationships. The better your business relationships, the easier and more fruitful your work will be.

5 ways to get the most out of a disappointing event

Public Relations Sydney

Some workshops and conferences you attend can often leave a lot to be desired. You leave these disappointing events feeling dissatisfied, especially if the speaker shows up late or is disorganised.